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Local Obits for Mon. Apr 13th, 2009

Forsyth

Hilda Streetman, 58, Cumming
Mrs. Hilda Streetman, age 58, a life long resident of Forsyth County, passed away Sunday, April 12, 2009. Mrs. Streetman was a charter member of Cumming Baptist Church and served o ...

Habersham

Louise Parson Thompson, 77, Baldwin
Louise Parson Thompson, age 77 of Baldwin, passed away Monday, April 13, 2009, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness. Born in Habersham County on May 09, 19 ...

Hall

Dwight Barnett, 64, Gainesville
Dwight Lee Barnett, 64, passed away April 13, 2009, at Emory University Hospital.Mr. Barnett, born in Rome, Georgia, had resided in Cobb County, and for the past 20 years had lived ...
Jeanene Gail Taylor, 66, New Holland
Jeanene Gail Taylor, age 66 of Myrtle Street, SE, New Holland, Georgia passed away Monday, April 13, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral service ...
Marguerite McClure Mathis, 90, Gainesville
Mrs. Marguerite McClure Mathis, age 90, of Gainesville died Monday April 13, 2009 at Limestone Heritage. A native of Forsyth County, Mrs. Mathis had lived in Hall County for most o ...

Jackson

Billie Elizabeth Benson, 91, Pendergrass
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Liddie Bell (Billie) Benson, age 91, of Pendergrass, who passed away on Monday, April 13, 2009. Born in Forsyth County on June 2, 1917, s ...

Lumpkin

Eulene Cantrell, 69, Dahlonega
Mrs. Eulene Cantrell, age 69, of Dahlonega, GA died Monday April 13, 2009 at the Northeast Ga. Medical Center in Gainesville, GA following a brief illness.Mrs. Cantrell was born in ...
'Night Court' star Harry Anderson found dead in home
Anderson was 65.
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.